Actually he and Brian Wilson were my two biggest influences: James because he was so good and melodic, Brian because he went to very unusual places. Brian would use, if you were playing in C, he'd stay on the G a lot just to hold it all back, and I realized the power you had within the band.
[End of interview excerpt.]
McCartney doesn't specify which supposed Brian Wilson basslines he refers to.
If he's talking about the ones from the Beach Boys' Pet Sounds, the bassist was actually Carol Kaye.
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